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My first position after graduating, so was exciting
X-ray Technologist (Former Employee), Norwich, CTAugust 20, 2014
performed routine radiology exams on second shift. The staff was great. The managers were fair. the hardest part was you worked alone. patient care has always been my favorite aspect of the job
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Wrong time to go into healthcare
medical technologist (Current Employee), Norwich, CTJuly 7, 2014
I dont recommend entering the Medical field as long as health care laws are in flux.
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great place to work
Registered Nurse (Former Employee), Norwich, CTDecember 3, 2013
I started here out of nursing school and got great experience. The progressive care unit was great to work in.
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Productive and fast paced place to be
Emergency Room Unit Coordinator (Current Employee), Plainfield, CTOctober 8, 2013
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The ER is fast paced and you have to be ready for anything at all times. The supervisors are all great and work with us as a team.
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Productive
Data Entry (Former Employee), Norwich, CTAugust 8, 2013
Pros: flexible shifts for family issues
Cons: lack of communication
Very busy with many patients coming in to the emergency department. Worked very closely with coworkers.
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Very productive and family oriented atmosphere
Staffing Scheduling Coordinator (Former Employee), Norwich, CTJune 20, 2013
Pros: opportunity for advancement within the company
A typical day there was greeting the new shifts as they came in for their schedules. I learned the Kronos Database. The management there was very curteous and helpful, as well as my co-workers. I didn't find a particular hard part of the position but the most enjoyable aspect of the position was the team work as a group.
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For Profit Institution
Former Staff Nurse (Med-Surgical) (Former Employee), Norwich, Ct.May 12, 2012
Pros: helping patients.
Cons: work load and expectations are unreasonable, much like an assembly line.
The new administration that has no respect for long term employees. There is no respect for experienced nurses or other types of employees. The new culture is primarily self promotion. An image campaign done through marketing. In the past the facility was a reflection of it's employees. Now it is a picture painted by extensive advertisement. An unending – more... barrage of self promotion through all media outlets. The picture painted is not the actual experience at that hospital. In defense of the hospital, this is the sign of our times. Genuine caring and genuine human experience is lost. At every level of management there is concentration on acquiring every health care dollar available. – less